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The Glissers LP, Biveco BIMLP 013, 180 Gr Vinyl, Gatefold

by The Glissers

20.00

In cooperation with Biveco Records, Discom distribution presents you previously unpublished The Glissers self-titled LP album, an important testimony of 90's Belgrade jazz scene.

The Glissers was 10 piece jazz/ funk/ crossover supergroup active in Belgrade between 1995 and 1996. It was founded by Vojislav Besic-Beske (ex Bezobrazno Zeleno) who wrote all music, lyrics and played guitar. The lineup included an impressive crew of musicians: Margita Stefanovic-Magi (Katarina II) on keyboards, Branko Isakovic (Propaganda, Idoli) on bass and vocals, Borko Petrovic (Partibrejkers) and Misko Radivojevic (Darkwood Du, Plejboj) on drums, Marin Petric (Del Arno Band) on percussion, etc ... Their music can be described as a fusion of various jazz styles: from nu funk in song Chicken Soup, hard bop in RefuGee, acid jazz in Ja I Moj Pitbul, contemporary jazz in Stormy Friday and trip-hop in Space Sub_dub Chicken Mix. Well known for their unpredictable gigs with a lot of improvisation and groove, the band made a significant impact in Belgrade's club scene in hard times of post-war-torn Yugoslavia. The part of the material was recorded in NYC which gives the album an East Coast Jazz flavor.

LP is remastered from original master tapes and released on 180-gram vinyl and luxury gatefold cover with lyrics.

Review: Luka Novakovic, Vanja Todorovic

Tracklist:

A1 Chicken Soup
A2 RefuGee
A3 Ja I Moj Putbul
A4 Stormy Friday

B1 Space Sub_dub Chicken Mix

The Glissers were:

Vojislav Besic Beske-vocals and guitars
Margita Stefanovic Magi-piano and keyboards
Branko Isakovic Bane-bass and vocals
Marija Mihajlovic-vocals
Ivana Cosic-vocals
Roduljub Jovic Roki-trumpet
Vuk Bradic-trumpet
Marko Mamuzic-sax
Misko Radivojevic-drums
Atman Active-sound and remix (B1)
Special appearances: Borko Petrovic-drums (A3) Bonnie Bowers-bass (A4) Srdjan Milenkovic-drums (A4)
Marin Petric Puroni-percussions (A2)
Phone voice: Emily K. Miller
Special thanks: Borko, Anton, Emily&Beth, Marko Djermanovic i Sule.

All song and lyrics by Vojislav Besic
Track A1 and B1, mixed and engineered by Atman Active at FMU (Fakultet Muzicke Umetnosti) studio Belgrade.
Track A2 recorded. mixed and engineered by Djordje Petrovic at FMU studio Belgrade
Tracks A3 recorded, mixed and engineered by Srdjan Babovic at Puz studio Belgrade
Track A4 recorded, mixed and engineered by Bonnie Bowers at Ratville Studio, Manhattan NYC
All tracks mastered by Srdjan Hofman&The Glissers at FMU studio Belgrade
Photos Boban Basic
Artwork by Margita Stefanovic
Executive Production by Zoran Obradovic and IMAGO Records

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